The purpose of this study is to review patients with E. coli infections at the University of
Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) from July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2010 to determine if these
infections have arisen in the community rather than in hospitals or nursing homes.
This is chart review at UPMC. There is no human interaction.
- All patients with E. coli, Klebsiella species and Proteus species infections during
the time period of the study will be reviewed.